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certain of manmade creations of october surprises. george w. bush in 2000 his opponent likely dug up some dirt just five days before election there as well. >> that one actually you do see republicans blame, you know the close election there on that that was very surprising for a lot of people who had been wavering and thinking about george bush, gave them pause. that was an unbelievable tirade. people are worried this one will look like this one. here's some new information not a larger event. >> then in four days before election in 2004 between george w. bush and john kerry osama bin laden released a video. how did the candidates react? >> the democrats did not retook it positively. john kerry continues to blame his loss on that. he said they were doing well in the polls right up to that day and flat lined after that. it did underscore the main issue in that election with security as we all know in the post-9/11 era. it scared a lot of people. it played a role. whether it was decisive it was not that close of an election. >> how significant do you think hurricane s
, and he didn't. but he wanted to reassure people he wasn't going back to the george w. bush ollis policies. no more iraqs. and he wanted to assure women he was not a war monger. >> uh-huh. >> talking about a peaceful planet and gender quality in the middle east. it is astounding how he has shifted his policies. in fairness he has two sets of advisers. reasonable people working for him and some who would like to reenact the bush years. i think he hears from beth the realists and that additionallists won out certainly in this debate. >> i notes you characterized him as mr. romney. the president did that also during the debate. >> governor romney. >> are you trying to deny him his honor , which trails him after leaving office. >> i was just helping him out. >> what are you saying? >> i thought obama was lucky romney didn't feel in a position to hit president obama on his weaknesses. i thought president obama went into libya without congressional authority. that was illegal. president obama has done this drone war, where he has a kill list of people who he himself decides this guy might be a t
services secretary for george w. bush. he ran a weak campaign. republicans had a lot of success in wisconsin but it's a new generation. i'm watching really closely to see whether or not this means wisconsin is becoming a serious swing state not just in this year's presidential and senate but ring. congressman rick berg was elected in 2010 but elected after democrats spent $2.5 million in north dakota very small state to define him. his unfavorable ratings very high and the woman he's running against the former attorney general is very popular throughout the state. >> the poll numbers show her behind. >> they do. one recent poll shows her down ten points 50-40. i i'm not sure i believe that. they think this race is closer although rick berg is ahead. a rare democrat in a republican state ahead. >> senator in jon tester running for re-election. most polls show a very tight race with the congressman. this is a race that's been essentially tied since he got in the race. montana only has one congressional seat. same number of people vote for him as tester in 200
at the inaugural gala in 1985, and met a whole bunch of presidents- - richard nixon, george h.w. bush, bill clinton. he wrote an impressive, picture- laden book, "the president's table." and was invited to the finest anchor desks in town. >> barry h. landau is presidential historian... >> the story of the ultimate inauguration collector... >> simon: but when we met up with him in june, he no longer wanted to tell his story. he'd been convicted of the single largest theft of historic artifacts in the united states. he stole thousands of items, including hundreds of documents, signed by some of the most famous names in history-- george washington, thomas jefferson, francis scott key, marie antoinette, and voltaire. he'd pilfered them from museums and libraries all over the country. u.s. attorney rod rosenstein was in charge of the prosecution. he was a con man? >> rod rosenstein: barry landau was a con artist. and he used his reputation as a presidential historian in order to gain the confidence of museums and other people who had custody of important documents. and then he stole them. it was a reput
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